How the Library (not the prince) Rescued Rapunzel
by Wendy Meddour
A silly modern take on the story of Rapunzel with a more positive message about girls and libraries!
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Date recommended: 30 June 2015
Disclaimer
by Renee Knight
What would you do if the book you were reading was about you? A great idea, brilliantly executed.
Date recommended: 30 June 2015
Station Eleven
by Emily St John Mandel
A thought-provoking, gripping and haunting account of the end of civilisation.
Date recommended: 18 May 2015
The Astounding Broccoli Boy
by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Another funny adventure from this brilliant author, inspired by real events!
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Date recommended: 18 May 2015
Bears Don't Read
by Emma Chichester Clark
A funny, sweet, stimulating and colourful introduction to the adventure of reading a book
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Date recommended: 1 April 2015
A Place Called Winter
by Patrick Gale
A stunning, sensitive portrayal of a man's fight to survive and to love.
Date recommended: 31 March 2015
Etta and Otto and Russell and James
by Emma Hooper
A magical, whimsical, poignant, lyrical tale of memory, love and loss.
Date recommended: 10 February 2015
The Winter Horses
by Philip Kerr
A powerful, shocking and moving story of war and survival.
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Date recommended: 10 February 2015
The Snow Day
by Richard Curtis
A beautifully illustrated book celebrating the magic that a snowy day brings.
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Date recommended: 22 December 2014
The Signature of All Things
by Elizabeth Gilbert
An amazing book of plants, exploration, science, romance and magic in the nineteenth century, centred around a fascinating and inspiring heroine.
Date recommended: 22 December 2014

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